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Tuesday, 6 October 2020

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Foreign Policy

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: the number of emergency repatriations carried out since March 2020 by his Department.More Button

I pay tribute to the consular staff and the staff in the embassies who have helped in emergency repatriations carried out this year. While thousands have come home in this manner, many other Irish...More Button

Does the Minister have a breakdown as to how many people were given financial assistance or flights as opposed to those were given solely advice?More Button

I have dealt with Safe Home Ireland, which works with older Irish emigrants in London and all over Britain. Many migrants who have returned home to Ireland find that once they are here, they exp...More Button

Foreign Policy (Continued)

I will be brief. Perhaps my question should have been a little more specific but I was not only talking about those who were repatriated due to the situation around Covid-19. Perhaps the Minister...More Button

Middle East

Asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs: the diplomatic representations that were made to Israel regarding its annexation plan; and if his attention has been drawn to the town of Beit Sahour (details supplied) affected by the annexation i...More Button

The Minister may or may not be aware that my home town, Tralee, twinned with the town of Beit Sahour in the occupied West Bank in May of last year. I wish to ask the Minister what diplomatic repre...More Button

Middle East (Continued)

In the email that I referred to from the mayor in recent weeks, he instructed us that Palestinian-owned land in and around Beit Sahour is to be confiscated, that homes will be demolished, and that ...More Button

The email, which the Mission of the State of Palestine in Leeson Street sent us today calls:More Button

Homeless Persons Supports

Asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage: the number of criteria which each local authority applies with respect to residency for persons looking to access homeless services and support.More Button

Postal Voting

Asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage: if the criteria for postal ballot eligibility will be expanded in order to align them with those in Northern Ireland.More Button

School Transport

Asked the Minister for Education: if adherence to distancing, capacity and other anti-Covid-19 measures on buses serving a school (details supplied) will be investigated.More Button

State Examinations

Asked the Minister for Education: the number of leaving certificate students in County Kerry that have had errors with their calculated grades identified; the nature of these errors; and the way they are categorised in tabular form.More Button

HSE Data

Asked the Minister for Health: further to Parliamentary Question No. 773 of 15 September 2020, the statistics gathered on staff derogations from requirements to self-isolate; and the basis on which they are collated, if by servi...More Button

Ambulance Service

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of employees of the national ambulance service; and the number on sick leave currently by county in tabular form.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the overall budget assigned to the running of officer response vehicles in the national ambulance service.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: if a capacity review has been carried out in the national ambulance service; and if are there plans to base an ambulance in Killorglin, County Kerry, or Abbeyfeale, County Limerick.More Button